Recognition of the Montessori Method’s efficacy is growing as current research continues to support the “scientific pedagogy” she developed over 100 years ago. There are a variety of organizations in the United States and across the world that are working to promote and spread her method of education as well as support the increasing number of schools that are opening globally. Below are the humble beginnings of a listing of online resources that we will continue to grow over time to help you connect with and strengthen your practice of the Montessori Method. I especially encourage you to check out the Montessori Census and make sure your school has an entry in it so that the Montessori World can get a better idea of Montessori demographics. It will also help us all to find the other schools close to us so we can better interconnect and grow Montessori so it might reach its potential of being the universal education that will carry mankind forward into the future. Don’t miss our other Online Resources pages that cover areas such as Teaching and Instruction, Childhood Health and Safety, Educational Technology, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), the Prepared Environment, and Curriculum.

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This site provides a nationwide directory of Montessori Schools in the US, but it is NOT comprehensive. It also has information and reviews on the schools and programs provided
The Montessori Census collects data about Montessori schools (public and private) in the U.S. and around the world. The Census currently has information for 519 public programs and 2,060 private schools in the U.S. This collaborative project spans the entire Montessori movement, and its purpose is to provide complete and accurate information about the state of the Montessori educational method.
The web site of the non-profit National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector. Their mission is to advance Montessori education in the public sector through the support of a robust network of practitioners, researchers, parents, and leaders committed to realizing Maria Montessori’s vision of education. is the site of Dr. Angeline Lillard, professor of psychology at the University of Virginia. Dr. Lillard has been studying Montessori’s methods for more than two decades. Her research investigates the efficacy of the Montessori Method and provides scientific support for many of the foundational principles that Dr. Montessori laid down over 100 years ago.

MontessoriPublic is a digital and print communications and advocacy platform that aims to bring Montessori into the public conversation. It presents news and information about Montessori public schools (district, charter, and magnet), other publicly supported Montessori programs, public policy affecting Montessori, and Montessori-relevant ideas and events in education.